Uncle Vinnie's Spaghetti Sauce

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Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 50 mins

Uncle Vinnie was from the Tuscany region of Italy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat.
  2. Add the onions and garlic and cook until soft.
  3. Pour the canned tomatoes into a large bowl, reserving the juice.
  4. Crush the tomatoes by hand and put them in a pot.
  5. Add the onions,garlic and 1/2 cup of the juice and season with salt and pepper, stir.
  6. Cook until the sauce is thick, about 15 minutes, taste and adjust the seasoning.
  7. Bring to a boil stirring with a wooden spoon to further break up the tomatoes.
  8. Reduce heat and let simmer 20-30 minutes.
  9. Stir in fresh basil and check seasoning.
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This made for a yummy lunch for dear daughter and I today. We both thought the sauce was simple, yet very tasty. Will make a larger batch next time and keep some in the freezer. It would make a good base for other Italian dishes. Made for PAC 2008